Author: Julie Knight

How to Slay Your Next Client Meeting

How to Slay Your Next Client Meeting

For independent communicators, the impression you make at your first client meeting and every meeting thereafter can make or break your business. Yet, a lot of us are writers, editors and project managers, not public speakers or presenters. We’re often great at...
Lessons Cancer Taught Me

Lessons Cancer Taught Me

Stacy Lavilla already had meaningful work before her breast cancer diagnosis five years ago. Her cancer battle only intensified her search for meaning and life balance. At the time, the 43-year-old, a single mother of two kids, was working as communication director...
Soaring to Higher Heights

Soaring to Higher Heights

IABC meeting rewind: Panelists share insights from the changing world of corporate social responsibility. Watch the video below. By Ayanna Anderson Excitement was in the crisp autumn air on Oct. 5, as 91 members from SF IABC, PRSA, and sfBIG gathered at the Oakland...
We Want to Hear from You!

We Want to Hear from You!

Who loves feedback? We do! Now’s your chance to tell us how SF IABC can improve. Take our member and supporter survey here. Interested in joining our community of communicators or renewing your membership? Click...
Words Are Powerful

Words Are Powerful

By Jennel McDonald Words are powerful. Images are powerful. Actions are powerful. They are artifacts of human society and the communicators’ tools that we use to shape our worlds. In the past few weeks, we’ve seen our tools in action – used in both terrifying and...